Business News


In the Business News category you will find a wide selection of articles on businesses and their UK commercial properties. These include corporate news stories featuring companies ranging from established market leaders to SMEs and recent start-ups.


The latest property data has identified Newquay as the fastest property seller’s market in the UK

Posted on 14 April, 2021 by Editor in Chief under Business News, Worldwide Property News

Since the start of 2021, eight out of ten listed property which have been sold, subject to contract, making Newquay the fastest moving marketing in the United Kingdom. The move from metropolitan to a more rural environment has been a trend in the UK... Read More

French Riviera temping high-end homebuyers

Posted on 15 March, 2021 by Editor in Chief under Business News, Worldwide Property News

The French Riviera is temping high-end seekers from the UK capital, according to the latest market evaluation from a high-net-worth mortgage broker, Enness Global. Newly released data from the firm shows that now, prime property sales of £3 million and... Read More

Investment expected to increase across Asia-Pacific in 2021

Posted on 9 March, 2021 by Editor in Chief under Business News, Economy, Misc

Confidence in commercial real estate is on the increase across the Asia-Pacific area, with 2021 set to watch a 5% to 10% growth in investment, according to CBRE's latest Asia-Pacific Investor Intentions Survey. The poll conducted late last year asked over... Read More

UK property industry slows as the conclusion of tax break looms

Posted on 15 February, 2021 by Editor in Chief under Business News, Economy

The United Kingdom property market softened greater than anticipated in January as RIC's surveyors reported a fall in enquiries from potential homebuyers for the first time in eight weeks. The most recent signal the imminent end of the stamp duty vacation is... Read More

BNP Paribas cautioned investors on Friday as debt-trading bonanza that increased its earnings this past year

Posted on 6 February, 2021 by Editor in Chief under Business News, Economy

BNP Paribas cautioned investors on Friday as debt-trading bonanza that increased its earnings this past year was not likely to continue while signalling the worst of worldwide coronavirus catastrophe was over for its loan book.   However, the... Read More

Businesses operating from shared premises will miss out on grants

Posted on 19 May, 2020 by Editor in Chief under Business News, Economy

Local authorities fear that funding does not meet the needs of all workspace businesses that are eligible for government grants.    Business group leaders and local authorities fear that thousands of small companies will not be able to secure... Read More

BA cuts 12,000 jobs, unions hit back

Posted on 29 April, 2020 by Editor in Chief under Business News

The United Kingdom's second-largest airline, British Airways announced yesterday evening that it was set to cut 12,000 jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic.  As the travel and leisure market carries on being battered by the... Read More

Media Streaming Service See Record Subscriptions

Posted on 22 April, 2020 by Editor in Chief under Business News, Misc

Netflix, the media entertainment streaming service has seen a record increase in new subscriptions as the UK national lockdown and social distancing measures continue.    The streaming platform reported during the first quarter it added... Read More

Covid-19 Causes Millions To Claim UK Furlough Scheme

Posted on 20 April, 2020 by Editor in Chief under Business News, Economy

The UK furlough scheme which aims to keep employees on payroll through not working due to the Covid-19 crisis has gone live.    In an interview with the BBC’s Today programme, the boss at HMRC, Jim Harra, said that... Read More

America, Amazon Wants You!

Posted on 14 April, 2020 by Editor in Chief under Business News, Economy

The US coronavirus lockdown has meant millions of Americans have lost their jobs, with more than 16 million submitting unemployment claims.   Amazon, the online retailing giant has encouraged those who have become unemployed to take up their... Read More

Learn more about our Business news category

Business News covers more than company results. Of course you will find these stories in this category alongside news of the latest business deals, mergers and administrations. You can also read about director’s bonuses, supermarket price wars and current retail promotions.

We also carry features covering topical issues affecting businesses like the increasing use of smart phones and the impact of social media. And because business involves people we also report on both serious and light hearted issues facing the staff of offices and other commercial properties.

So if this is the kind of news that interests you, you’ll find it here together with regular updates, analysis and background features.